The pony I really want: a good signals tutorial

Posted by: barbara | Date: Sep 16, 2008 | Category: Django
Someone needs to write a good, clear, thorough tutorial on using signals in Django. They're either a highly powerful but underutilized tool, or a cool but completely useless feature - I haven't been able to figure out which yet. I mean, I get the concept, but what I really ...

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Cal Henderson at DjangoCon

Posted by: barbara | Date: Sep 15, 2008 | Updated: Sep 15, 2008 | Category: Django DjangoCon
This is the one everyone's been waiting for:

DjangoCon 2008 Keynote: Cal Henderson

Seriously, Cal's keynote was the highlight of the conference. :)

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Shiny ... because it's mine.

Posted by: barbara | Date: Sep 12, 2008 | Updated: Sep 12, 2008 | Category: Django
I haven't written much lately on the nuts and bolts of Django. I guess I've hit that point in the learning curve where I'm not taking in large chunks of knowledge anymore - now, in my current (work) project, it's all about implementing new features using the same basic concepts ...

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an awesome error

Posted by: barbara | Date: Sep 11, 2008 | Updated: Sep 11, 2008 | Category: Django Geek Humor
me: "invalid literal for INT() with base 10: ''"
me: wth kind of error is that??!!?
coworker: an awesome one!
coworker: as if we would be using anything other than base 10
me: I've worked hard my whole life to be able to create errors as ...

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I believe the question of a mascot for Django has been answered

Posted by: barbara | Date: Sep 09, 2008 | Updated: Sep 10, 2008 | Category: Django Geek Humor
Take that, Cal Henderson!

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